Busy week just gone and a frantic one ahead. Four cubic meters of gear arrived from China and is now onboard ICE. Yesterday our 8 cubic meters of equipment, 1.25 tonnes arrived on a ship and is now on the dock..hopefully by Friday it will all be onboard ICE along with six more crew and […]
All loaded we set off full of fuel from the Marina at 1400hrs bound for Nuku Alofa about 550 miles away and with a forecast that did not include South East trades and promises of nothing over 15-20kts…great sunset and then it started to cut up a bit with wind against tide and dinner over […]
Arrive safety Friday morning…clear custom and straight to town solving visa issue… internet down on the island 36 hours…finally sort interent stick.. but only on my computer…will sort Don’s computer tomorrow…more info tomorrow…Jane
John and Greg used a toothbrush to clean everything..FANTASTIC!!
Well the boat is loaded and the crew are still trying to find out where Nuku Alofa is!! After all this time!!!…but they have put in two days of work.. at last..and they are actually getting up and starting work by 10am..so wow!!!…the realization that they are about to stand watches together (4hrs on and […]
All the gear arrived and it has been a crazy few days, The final equipment purchases here in Fiji for desalinators, generators, etc etc is just about complete…some gear was damaged in transit, including our engine start batteries, which was a blow and three of our new Medical Oxygen bottles cannot be filled by BOC […]
Our shipment from China arrives at the marina tomorrow morning..wowow!! the race is on to get out of Fiji now..all leave is cancelled for the crew..8am starts with 12 hour days..just heard the Tonga shipment is arriving there next week..BUSY!!!